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SLOP. n.s.

SLOP. n.s.

SLOP. n.s. [ylop, Saxon; sloove, Dutch, a covering.] Trow-
Sers; open breeches.
What said Mr. Dombledon about the satin for my short
Cloak and slops? Shakesp. Henry IV.
[whence Sailors call a Warehouse to buy clothes in – a Slop:Shop.]